Our story in today's Bee about Gov. Jerry Brown's appointment to the California Lottery's top job -- and other key positions that remain unfilled -- mentions that Commissioner Alex Fortunati resigned, effective immediately, on Dec. 8. Brown's Republican predecessor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, appointed Fortunati at the end of 2010.
Brown must fill the vacant spot and the other two termed-out seats on the commission by early next month.
Here's Fortunati's resignation letter: